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and taking risk, about inspiring others no matter the odds. that is what america is at its best. thanks for watching. i'm al sharpton. "hardball" starts right now. >>> obama to boehner, get serious. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this. the republicans have their plan, and it's great news for the rich. speaker john boehner just put it out. those at the top, the 2%, are safe. your bush tax cuts are going to keep on giving. one problem, mr. boehner, you lost. that was your position before the election, and you lost. mitt romney campaigned on keeping the tax cuts for the wealthy, and he lost. and he promised to do what john boehner is doing right now, and he lost. how about some respect for the electorate? how about seeing what the 2012 presidential debate was about? obama championed tax fairness and won. republicans championed protecting that 2%, ignoring the 47% he talked about, and they lost. today boehner said he's willing to raise revenues by the same amount he agreed to back in august of 2011, the last time they
in america. people think the government will be their answer. it wasn't the answer in katrina. it's not the answer here. i suspect over time we'll see government health care is going to cost more than anyone thinks and that care won't be the quality care we think it will be. >> i think, you know, lanny has this point. governor christie in new jersey gets extraordinarily high marks from everybody in the region because he stayed on top of this for weeks and weeks on end, and i think there's legitimate criticism of the president to do the fly in and be the comforter in chief and then to see him heading off for these vacations. i think there's got to be real anger and anxiety on some of the victims. this is the mayor of new york. if you're talking staten island, the governor is in washington, dc asking for more funds. really, that's the richest city in the country in one of the richest states. with fema behind them, they ought to have the resources to really get on top of this. >> they should have been prepared. >> they should have been better prepared and it should not have taken a m
one best selling "new york times" author. he's redefined publishing in america. >> was that taken with his own personal photographer? >> oh, here we go. >> i don't know, did they have cameras when you were coming up? let's be really original. >> i struck a nerve with that one. >> did strike a nerve. >> when matthew brady was taking your shots. >> a lincoln joke, i love it. >> he's changed. >> there's nothing like -- he is, he's kind of like heilemann. >> this is the place to come. >> you're kind of like heilemann. he changes after "game change" goes big. >> no, heilemann -- you are no heilemann. >> are you going to start smoking crack next? >> no, don't worry. >> you've changed on me. >> you have changed. >> since you went number one, you changed. >> no -- >> do we want to go into it, mr. -- >> oh. >> -- spewing uncontrollable verbal -- >> jon -- >> he's a national treasure. >> john heilemann's a national treasure. >> he is a national treasure. >> that says so little of our nation. >> switch topics here. >> yeah, it's such a national treasure that we're keeping him under lock and
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wallet? neil: well, it is america versus moer country against this time no muss cet, u.k. sides u.s. companies like microsoft, and amazon, and starbucks of dodging taxes in the u.k., but all 4 companies are saying what they are doing is legal, and by british financi law, went their rights it is british government's fault for not osing the hoop holes that many of the companies are taking full advantage of. good to have you. >> thank you. neil: what do you make of this? >> put it this contact, for the moment, britain. david cameron came into power. neil: they are sweating a lot. >> they instigated deficit reduction it has been tough times, britain with a double dip recession this year, so, it is all about shared sacrifice, everyone from the queen, doing their bit. neil: does the queen sacrifice? >> she seen as not taking -- but all about everybody on the budget. then you have starbucks that found out, you can't move the starbucks in britain, taking away a lot of traditional british tea shops have you starbucks. it has moved in over a third of coffee shops are starbucks. past 14 year
. one man in america is still tracking this. david wasserman over at the political report has been keeping track of the national vote count and here is what we have so far. thanks to mr. wasserman who is my guest shortly. as you can see so far, look at the president. 50.9%. round it up 51%. look where romney sits. that will haunt mitt romney for a long time, 47%. let's move on 0. on the swings states, check this out here. having a little bit of a slow response rate. in the swing states, look at where president obama's percentages are at. he did better in the swing states than overall. mitt romney's 47.2%. 12 swings states broadly outlined. we throw in pennsylvania and a minnesota among 0 others. the nonswing states, the president still has over 50.7% there. mitt romney, there's that number again, 47%. let's move on to the margin of victory in the swing states. the president had a four-point margin of victory in the nonswing states. it was closer to three points. let's move on to where he won and how it counted. here, 62% of electoral votes for the president. 332 out of 538. just si
for overseas label practices, and it could be good pr to label that products are made or assembled in america. >> apple is making so much money assembling overseas, they couldn't figure out what to do with all the cash in the bank. you can afford to do some work in the united states with that money. >>> the world is not going to end this month, at least that's what a federal government blog says. you may have heard this theory, some people believe the ancient mayan calendar predicts the end of the world on december 21st, 2012, by scholars long interpreted that people have interpreted that calendar wrong. >>> the troubles keep coming for actress lindsay lohan. the latest is a big visit from uncle sam. the irs has reportedly seized her assets, including her bank accounts, because they say she owes $234,000 in back taxes from 2009 and 2010, and an unspecified amount from 2011. >>> going gaga over the british royal baby news. the late-night hosts could not resist a few one-liners. >> good news from great britain, princess kate and prince william are expecting a baby. how about that. yep. yep. the
lead it. we can start it. so today i state clearly and with conviction america's commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons. [ applause ] i'm not naive. this it goal will not be reached quickly. perhaps not in my lifetime. it will take patience and persistence. but now we, too, must ignore the voices who tell us that the world cannot change. we have to insist, yes we can. >> that was in 2009 just weeks after he was inaugurated. the following year in 2010, president obama convened the first nuclear security summit in washington. more than 40 heads of state got together to discuss among other things how to best safeguard the nuclear material that already exists around the world. that same year president obama signed a new stark treatment. an agreement between united states and russia to reduce the number of nuclear weapons in each country's arsenal. he called that his top national security priority and he got the senate to ratify it. it's hard to put a bigger exclamation point on a policy than the way he's talked about nuclear disarmament. and counter
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